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Studio update and staying healthy in these uncertain times

By pilates360 | March 18, 2020

Greetings! You may have seen or read about the latest advice this morning from the Prime Minister and the Chief Medical Officer about coronavirus – non-essential gatherings of more than 100 people are now banned. The CMO explained in detail why the team of medical experts believes this is an appropriate measure rather than a…

Our response to helping keep healthy during the Coronavirus/COVID19 outbreak

By pilates360 | March 10, 2020

Greetings! You’re doubtless well aware, and possibly slightly fearful, of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 virus that is wreaking havoc around the world currently. It’s so important for you to keep up your regular classes during this difficult time – good health and regular exercise are absolutely vital to protecting yourself. Managing your stress with mindful exercise is…

Why Pilates is for Men too!

By pilates360 | January 23, 2020

OK, men, this month’s blog is for you. Maybe you’ve witnessed your partner or a mate reaping the benefits of Pilates but aren’t convinced that it can work for you too. Perhaps you’ve even researched the method online and intended to give it a go, only to close the computer and have it slip your…

How to Stay Healthy This Festive Season

By pilates360 | December 19, 2019

The festive season is well and truly here. Spending time with friends and family, enjoying food and a drink or two… It is a lovely way to celebrate but unfortunately also a time when most of our healthy habits go out the window. But it doesn’t have to be this way. A bit of mindfulness…

How often should you do Pilates?

By pilates360 | November 28, 2019

Of all the Pilates questions we receive, one of the most frequently asked is “How often should I practice/attend class?” You’ve also undoubtedly heard the famous quote by Joseph Pilates “In 10 sessions you’ll feel the difference, in 20 sessions you’ll see the difference, and in 30 sessions you’ll have a whole new body.” Pilates…

Perimenopause – The 4 Things You Can Do for a Smoother Transition!

By Guest Blogger | October 29, 2019

What is Happening in Your Body? 1. You lose progesterone. Perimenopause is known as the ‘second puberty’ due to the dramatic changes in reproductive hormones during this time. With the loss of regular cycles comes the loss of cyclic progesterone being created. Progesterone has many important functions, including assisting calm steady moods, nervous system reactions,…

THE CORE PRINCIPLES OF PILATES – INSPIRED BY SPRING

By pilates360 | September 30, 2019

You’ve probably often heard us say that Pilates is a practice – & it’s important to remind ourselves of the Core Principles that should underpin a Pilates practice. Joseph Pilates said “Contrology (Pilates) is complete coordination of body, mind, and spirit.” In order to get the most out of Pilates it’s always helpful to remember…

What is Real Pilates?

By pilates360 | August 15, 2019

In the fitness industry, perhaps more than any other, it is easy to be seduced by the latest hot fad promising a shortcut to your ideal you. Predictably, these trends usually disappear once a new one materialises. With such an overwhelming array of new exercise options, how can anyone sort the fleeting from the tried-and-true?…

Ten Reasons Why Everyone Needs Pilates

By pilates360 | January 25, 2019

WHAT IS YOUR REASON TO DO PILATES? RETURN TO LIFE & LIVE AT YOUR BEST STRENGTHEN YOUR POWERHOUSE A stronger core – a stronger you! “Traditional forms of exercise limit options for needing to strengthen the core, as most forms of exercise are high impact – unlike Pilates. The most valuable take away from Pilates…

Why I Love Pilates & Why it’s Great For You Too

By pilates360 | May 21, 2018

With a Pilates studio in every corner, moving from Singapore to Sydney as a Pilates instructor felt extremely exciting and rewarding. I was especially impressed by the popularity of Reformer classes. It seemed there was no need to explain to people what Pilates was all about (which I had to do a lot when I…

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